NEWSWEEK – An 83-year old Florida man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot his neighbor over a dispute about feeding local ducks and geese.
Victor Ezquerra allegedly approached his neighbor, Jose Gambarrutta, on Tuesday morning as Gambarrutta sat on his own front porch.
The two men then got into a scuffle and Ezquerra eventually shot Gambarrutta in his arm, a witness said.
Gambarrutta eventually released the gun, and the witness then called police after kicking the gun away, Local 10 News reported.
Ezquerra is being held without bond after a Wednesday court hearing. Gambarrutta remains in the hospital recovering from his injury.
Ezquerra’s daughter told the news outlet that the shooting occurred because of an ongoing dispute involving her father feeding local ducks and geese …
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Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade
AFP – A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the event, police said Saturday.
The bird had a knife attached to its leg ready to take on an opponent when it inflicted serious injuries to the man’s groin as it tried to escape, officers said.
The victim died from loss of blood before he could reach a hospital in the Karimnagar district of Telangana state earlier this week, local police officer B. Jeevan told AFP.
The man was among 16 people organising the cockfight in the village of Lothunur when the freak accident took place, Jeevan said.
The rooster was briefly held at the local police station before it was sent to a poultry farm … Read more.